It’s that time of year again. The regular season ends and all hell lets loose in the managerial ranks of the NFL. Head coaches, assistant coaches, general managers and other staff are all in the firing line as franchises search for the ingredient which will bring them success in 2018. Richard O’Hagan tries to keep up.
Continue reading “QUICK SNAPS: The Coaching Merry-Go-Round (2017 edition)”
Only a quarter of the teams in the NFL remain standing, as the 2017 season reaches the divisional round stage. Which four sides will make it through to the conference championship game next weekend? Richard O’Hagan has some thoughts.
Continue reading “DIVISIONAL WEEKEND: What To Look Out For”
We welcome The 300 back from its Christmas break with a feature on the man who was, for many, the first recognisable face of the NFL – even if he wasn’t playing football at the time.
Continue reading “The 300: #33 Joe Greene”
Today we focus on a man who has been very much in the news in recent months, but whose career was one of the outstanding ones of his time.
Continue reading “The 300: #26 Jack Ham”
Today, The 300 takes us right back to the earliest days of the NFL.
Continue reading “The 300: #11 Walt Kiesling”
The 300 isn’t just about the players. The NFL is about more than the 92 players who suit up every game. Here we look at one of the early greats.
Continue reading “The 300: #4 Bert Bell”
It’s the most important position in sports and also perhaps the most difficult to play, but that doesn’t mean we should go easy on them when it all goes wrong. In the crosshairs this week is a veteran QB who seems to need constant reassurance…
Continue reading “Roughing the Passer: Doesn’t Somebody Want to be Wanted”
Marshawn’s return, JJ Watt’s impressive pain tolerance, an inevitable injury to the number one fantasy player and the unluckiest man in the NFL all feature in the first Late Hits of the 2017 season…
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It isn’t just roster cuts that have been taking place in the NFL this weekend, teams have been picking up those discarded players and adding them to their squads, as well as cutting other deals along the way. These are the big moves that have happened.
Continue reading “TRADES: Brissett, Osweiler and others find new homes”
It’s been an odd weekend in the NFL. For the first time, the League decided to cut rosters from 90 to 53 after the final preseason game, rather than doing it in increments between the final two contests. It has made for a brutal few days, and some big names suddenly found themselves without teams.
Continue reading “ROSTER CUTS: Big Names Who Didn’t Make It”